Various programs — Many recreational and community education programs are offered by the city’s parks-recreation department.
Among them are learn to roller skate, inline roller skating, driver education, youth and adult sports, dancing and fitness, stop smoking seminars, youth camps, dog obedience, gardening and home improvement.
Aurora Seniors meet weekdays in the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail in front of AHS.
Programs include bingo, chair exercise, computer classes, wellness checks, knitting, tai chi for arthritics, health screenings, card games, chair volleyball, breakfast and lunch outings, speakers and theme parties.
Among activities are: Gentle yoga Fridays at 10 a.m., chair volleyball Thursdays at 11:30 a.m., and arthritis foundation exercise Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m., bingo Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., blood pressure clinics the second Tuesday of each month from 10 to 10:30 a.m., knitting group Thursdays at 1 p.m. and penny poker Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Lara Poduska provides podiatric services by appointment at 216-662-0027. For HEAP information, call Community Action Council at 330-297-1456.
Walking videos are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. and watercolor painting is Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Golf is under way on Thursdays at 9 a.m. through Oct. 24.
Massage with Susan Lund will be Oct. 12 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The book club will talk about “Finding Nouf” on Oct. 14. The Retired Old Men Eating Out group will go to Yours Truly in Hudson on Oct. 16. Seniors can join in for the Harvest Ball at St. Joan of Arc Church in Streetsboro on Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. and a Halloween party will be Oct. 30 at noon.
Trips coming up are: Oct. 14 — lunch bunch to Punderson; Oct. 15 — Packard Music Hall to see Brian Roman; Oct. 16 — Seneca Alleghany Casino; Oct. 18 — Severance Hall for the Cleveland Orchestra; Oct. 29 — dinner group to Mangia Mangia; Nov. 8 — The Christmas House in Cleveland; Nov. 11 — lunch bunch to Gears and Cheers; Nov. 12 — Palace Theater for “Once.”
Nov. 13 — brown bag lunch at Trinity Cathedral; Nov. 14 — Packard Music Hall in Warren for Linda Eder; Nov. 18 — Presque Isle Casino; Nov. 20 — Progressive health care tour; Nov. 22 — Cleveland Christmas Connection; Nov. 22 — Cleveland Christmas Connection; Dec. 5 — “Wicked” at Palace Theater; Dec. 9 — lunch bunch at Welshfield Inn and Packard Music Hall for the Lowe Family.
The parks and rec department is in the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail. Hours are Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.